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"In my experience, a strong Heterodyne will take about two hours to truly warp the laws of Nature."
― Carson von Mekkahn (Girl Genius)
"Now becomes the the past in an instant - and everyone will eventually die! Destiny triumphs over human knowledge and goes mad! That is the way of things! I spit upon this frail, crazed, world! I spit upon the Second Law of Thermodynamics!"
― Carson von Mekkahn (Girl Genius)

The power to manipulate a form of "science" that cheats the scientific method. Variation of Science Manipulation. Not to be confused with Magic.

Also Called

  • Bad Science Manipulation
  • Fraudulent/Fringe Science Manipulation
  • Handwavium Manipulation
  • Junk Science Manipulation
  • Mad Science Manipulation
  • Pathological Science Manipulation
  • Voodoo Science Manipulation
  • Unobtanium Science Manipulation

Capabilities

User can perform Pseudoscience, methodology that appears to be scientific or supported by science, but which fails to comply with the scientific method. A field, practice or body of knowledge can reasonably be called pseudo-scientific when it is presented as consistent with scientific research, but it demonstrably fails to meet scientific norms.

With this power, the user is able to perform feats that may appear to be science-based, but it is not distinguishing from feats of Science Manipulation that involves the utilization of the physical laws while this power function similarly to Magic that defy the physical laws.

Applications

Association

Limitation

  • Bypassing the laws of science could backfire and create disaster.
  • Users are known to have little to no morals and are highly egotistical and arrogant.

Known Users

See Also Mad Scientist, Applied Phlebotinum and Unobtainium. 

  • Mad Scientists/Doctors (Various)

Literature

  • Dr. Victor Frankenstein (Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus)
  • Dr. Moreau (The Island of Doctor Moreau)

Live Television

  • Doc Benton (Supernatural)
  • Dr. James Whale/Victor Frankenstein (Once Upon a Time)
  • Dr. Victor Frankenstein (Penny Dreadful)

Cartoons

  • Practitioners of Super-Science (The Venture Bros.)
    • Dr. Thaddeus "Rusty" Venture
    • Dr. Jonas Venture Jr.
    • Dr. Jonas Venture Sr.
    • Phantom Limb
  • Rick Sanchez (Rick and Morty)
  • Jimmy Neutron (Jimmy Neutron)

Comics

  • Mister Mxyzptlk (DC Comics)
  • Sparks (Girl Genius)
  • Doctor Doom (Marvel Comics)

Manga/Anime

  • Dr. Franken Stein (Soul Eater)
  • Medusa Gorgon (Soul Eater)
  • Shaula Gorgon (Soul Eater NOT!)
  • Mayuri Kurotsuchi (Bleach)
  • Szayel Aporro Granz (Bleach)

Video Games

  • Cave Johnson (Portal)
  • Bentley (Sly Cooper series)
  • Penelope (Sly Cooper series)
  • Dr. M (Sly Cooper series)
  • Yi Suchong (Bioshock)
  • Jeremiah Fink (Bioshock Infinite)
  • Medic (Team Fortress 2)
  • Mad Scientist (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Apotheker (Valkyrie Crusade)

Other

  • Most SCPs (SCP Foundation)
  • Frank (Two Guys and Guy) has a diploma in applied pseudoscience
  • Evil Ninja Scientist (Ninja the Mission Force)

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